SOS: Seaweed swamp eastern beaches
Santo Domingo.- A readerof outlet El Nuevo Diario on Tuesday complained that authorities have abandonedthe beaches at Bavaro, Punta Cana and Boca de Yuma (east) which are beingswamped by Sargasso seaweed.
She asked not to useher name and requested the Environment Ministry’s intervention to combat theseaweed along the coasts. “The ministry should take action to recover the beachesthis problem faced by coastal communities” of La Altagracia province.”
"The differenceis that steps are being taken to counter this phenomenon in the other beaches,which is contrary to what´s happening in Boca de Yuma´s beaches. They are beingdamaging and it´s also a tourist spot and have left them abandoned."